I use a dark stout beer (my preference is a beer called steel reserve) pour in the whole 24 oz. I put the potatoes, carrots and onions in the crock pot with the corned beef, but transfer the juices just to cook the cabbage on the stove so it doesn’t get mushy. Slow cooked Guinness beef stew with carrots, turnips and parsnips and Guinness stout. Corned Beef with Guinness and Cabbage, from Steamy Kitchen. Tom boasts that his drunken corned beef brisket is the best in the world. Well, maybe because it’s slow cooked in a bath of Irish beer or maybe because it’s blessed with a little Irish luck.
Thank goodness for slow cookers, like my Breville Fast Slow Cooker. Who ever coined the phrase “set it and forget it” was a genius. Guinness and Mustard Braised Corned Beef and Cabbage. written by cavegirlkindra. With crock-pot, corned beef, and a melange of root vegetables (and the obligatory cabbage) in hand, I set to work. Serve with plenty of Guinness and maybe a shot or two of Bailey’s.
Making corned beef in a slow cooker is incredibly easy. I actually sprinkled 1/2 on the corned beef and the other in the beer broth veggies. The best corned beef I ever made was in the crockpot with beer added to it.